Pope Francis’ message is one that he also lives daily by eschewing fancy digs, fancy wheels and the excesses of wealth. He talks it — and he walks it. But it would be wrong to assign a political philosophy to his profound demonstration of faith.
America “needs to get to its children, before its children get to the drugs.” I’ve always believed in those words and went so far as coining it as a spokesperson for the DARE program in South Florida some years ago. Do I still believe it? Absolutely. But when it comes to marijuana, I now believe […]
President Kennedy’s failed Bay of Pigs invasion turned Fidel Castro into a “Rasputin-like” mystical figure. To this day, photos in Cuban text books depict Castro on the beaches of “Bahía de Cochinos” (…) amid bombs exploding around him.
Americans are having less sex — reproductive, baby-making sex — than they ever have before. Last week, TIME Magazine had a cover story entitled, “The Childfree Life.” The gist of the article was that increasingly, in our modern era, “having it all means not having children.” The choice to not have children represents a shift […]
As President Obama chooses the acquittal of George Zimmerman to reaffirm his black heritage, we should remind him that he should be there for all of us.
If Rand Paul, a Tea Party Republican, can agree with senators on both sides of the aisle in supporting immigration reform, then it shows that we as a country are coming to a consensus on the need for reform and the way to get there.
What source would ever share any information if he felt that the government had the right to look at the reporter’s notes, read his emails or spy on him?
The immigration debate is already emotionally charged and colored enough by political rhetoric on each side. We don’t need groups like the Heritage Foundation throwing gasoline on the fire. We don’t need studies grounded in racist and wrong philosophies.
Alienated young people who are not part of the mainstream are potentially more harmful to America. That’s why immigration reform is crucial to our security and has to be addressed.
Rand Paul has done what the 2012 Republican nominee for president failed to do: take a stance on immigration that makes sense, appeals to Latinos and doesn’t alienate the Tea Party base.